Book of the Month January – Swim Smooth

Paul Newsome

Newsome, Paul & Young, Adam (2012) Swim Smooth: The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and Triathletes 2nd Edition  Wiley Nautical

Transform your technique and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming. Written for both fitness and competitive swimmers, Swim Smooth contains the latest breakthroughs in swimming to help you radically improve your speed, enjoyment, and success. Hundreds of full-color photographs and three-dimensional graphics help you put theory into practice while detailed advice offers help for intermediate, advanced, and elite swimmers alike. The book’s approach lets you identify the strengths and weaknesses of your stroke and drills and training tips let you make the most of your time in the water. Swim Efficiently. Swim Fast. Swim Smooth. Continue reading “Book of the Month January – Swim Smooth”

Saturday Swim Session: Build Strength Through the Use of Paddles

Tri Swim Coach

Paddles are a great tool to build strength whilst swimming. They are specific, however just be careful that they aren’t too big, as the bigger they are the greater risk of an over use injury. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.
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Saturday Swim Session: 150’s Can Test You Like 100’s or 200’s Can’t

Tri Swim Coach

150’s are a challenging distance to swim. As it isn’t often swum in training (nor racing) the body doesn’t know how to pace them properly, so you get challenged differently from normal. This session is perfect for Ironman and Olympic distance triathletes or people doing longer Ocean Swims.
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